The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 103 95 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 17 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.83% 1.06% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.31% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Median daily rate £425 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -14.18%
Performance Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1581 1682 1498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.78% 81.10% 75.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 1079 868
Median daily rate £400 £377 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% +3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 80 66
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester -8 8 £400 +36.17%
Southampton +18 7 £425 +57.40% 3
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 13 (43.33%) Linux
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
4 10 (33.33%) Selenium
5 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (26.67%) Device Driver
6 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 8 (26.67%) iSCSI
6 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (26.67%) AIX
6 8 (26.67%) Veritas
6 8 (26.67%) SAN
6 8 (26.67%) VMware
6 8 (26.67%) Perl
6 8 (26.67%) FCoE
6 8 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) Migration
8 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 5 (16.67%) DevOps
9 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 5 (16.67%) JMeter
9 5 (16.67%) HP
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
9 5 (16.67%) UML
9 5 (16.67%) Apache
9 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) Apache
1 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) FCoE
1 8 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (26.67%) iSCSI
1 8 (26.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) ATM
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (16.67%) JMeter
3 4 (13.33%) JUnit
3 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.00%) TestComplete
4 3 (10.00%) WATIR
5 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) Appium
6 1 (3.33%) FindBugs
6 1 (3.33%) Flyway
6 1 (3.33%) Gradle
6 1 (3.33%) Hudson
6 1 (3.33%) Liquibase
6 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Analyst
1 5 (16.67%) Architect
1 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 5 (16.67%) Test Specialist
2 3 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
3 2 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (3.33%) Pricing Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) JMS
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) Java EE
4 1 (3.33%) JPA
4 1 (3.33%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) WebCenter
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (26.67%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (16.67%) UML
7 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.33%) SysML
7 4 (13.33%) System Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Management
7 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) Earned Value Management
8 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Perl
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.33%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Cacti
2 1 (3.33%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Veritas
1 8 (26.67%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Telerik
4 1 (3.33%) Capita
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.33%) TIBCO